Google and KQED are working on new ML ways to transcribe radio news articles. Having accurate technology in place will facilitate distribution and findability of news content.
Read the blog post here: Using AI to explore the future of news audio
Radio reaches more Americans every week than any other platform. Public radio stations in the United States have over 3,000 local journalists and each day they create audio news reports about the communities they serve. But news audio is in a similar place as newspaper articles were in the 1990s: hard to find, and difficult to sort by topic, source, relevance or recency. News audio can not delay in improving its discoverability.